Community >> Prince EA
Title: Artist / Poet / Activist
Sector: Social responsibility / Poetry
Born and raised on the North Side of St. Louis Missouri, a musician, poet, activist, speaker, director, and content creator, Prince Ea, has touched the hearts, minds and souls of millions of people worldwide. By creating positive, inspirational and thought provoking content, Prince has accumulated over 1 billion views on the Facebook and YouTube platforms alone.
In 2009, Prince Ea formed an organization called “Make SMART Cool” (SMART being an acronym for Sophisticating Millions and Revolutionizing Thought). The organization seeks to promote positive social change in various concrete ways from speaking at schools, organizing community events, benefit performances, partnering with community organizations and setting up educational mentorship programs.
In 2011, Prince Ea graduated Summa Cum Laude from a full scholarship at the University of Missouri St. Louis, with his BA in Anthropology. Today, he consistently speaks at conferences and gives lectures to high school/university students nationwide, on the topics of self-development, education, living your passion and the importance of being motivated and engaged in the classroom.
Prince has opened up for, and performed alongside artists like Ludacris, Busta Rhymes, Bruno Mars and has graced the stage at highly esteemed venues including Soldier Field and Madison Square Garden. He has made appearances on morning and talk shows from Queen Latifah to Glenn Beck to Oprah. His work has been featured on popular media hubs including Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, Upworthy, Yahoo, CNN, FOX, MSNBC and cited by prestigious Universities such as Harvard and Columbia. Prince's work has also been used in classrooms and have been used in police training courses.
Prince’s primary mission is to allow the grace of God/Universe to work through him creating content that spreads awareness, excites, entertains and ultimately galvanizes listeners/viewers to recognize the power, peace and equanimity within themselves. He believes that the only way to change the world is to change the individual.
Prince Ea has also worked with several organizations such as Stand For Trees and Neste to directly help fight climate change and help shape our education system.
As Prince Ea continues to make strides in education with the Make SMART Cool movement, the music industry and in people’s lives, one thing is for certain— he is definitely someone to look out for in the near future.